Ingleburn Reserve is set to be transformed into a weekend destination for families and friends to enjoy the get outdoors and nature as part of a major upgrade that will improve the local environment and recreation facilities at the reserve.
The community’s views are now being sought on a draft concept plan for the site during the consultation period until 7 August.
The $1.5 million project includes environmental improvements such as weed control and tree planting as well as upgrades tracks and trails, access paths, picnic facilities, roads, parking and signage and is expected to be completed in June next year.
The draft concept plan aims to celebrate the many important plant animal species that live in the area as well as acknowledging the local European and Aboriginal history.
“Ingleburn Reserve is one of our hidden gems that provides a clear pathway to the Georges River and is a great spot for picnicking, swimming, fishing, bushwalking and birdwatching,” Mayor George Brticevic said.
“These upgrades will not only ensure the local fauna and flora benefit from the improvements made, but that people will also be better able to enjoy Campbelltown’s natural environment,” Cr Brticevic said.
“A key part of our Koalatown initiative is to support our harmonious coexistence with the koalas living and traversing our area and this project will help achieve that by making significant environmental improvements to the area,” he said.